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Day January 13, 2009

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Tuesday, January 13, 2009

S.60, a bill to prohibit the sale or counterfeiting of Presidential inaugural tickets.


Reid Announces Democrats’ Anticipated Committee Assignments for 111th Congress

Washington, DC— Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid today announced the committee assignments he anticipates members of the Democratic Caucus will hold during the 111th Congress.  As required by Senate rules, Senator Reid will meet with the Republican Leader to finalize the make-up of each committee. Each committee will seat three more Democrats than Republicans, with the exceptions…


Reid, Slaughter, DeGette Introduce Prevention First Act

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, House Rules Committee Chairwoman Louise M. Slaughter (D-NY) and House Energy and Commerce Committee Vice Chair Diana DeGette (D-CO) today introduced the Prevention First Act, legislation that will improve access to women’s health care, reduce the rate of unintended pregnancy and reduce abortions – all while saving scarce public…


Reid Statement on Geithner

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today on Treasury Secretary-designee Timothy Geithner: “During my meeting with Treasury Secretary-designee Geithner, it quickly became clear why President-elect Obama designated him to be a key player in our fight to turn around our deeply troubled economy and to help working families.  He demonstrated a deep overall…


Reid, Slaughter y DeGette Presentan Acta de la Prevención Primero

Washington, DC—El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid, la Presidenta del Comité para las Reglas de la Cámara de Representantes Louise M. Slaughter (D-NY) y la Vice Presidenta del Comité de Energía Comercio de la Cámara de Representantes Diana DeGette (D-CO) hoy presentaron el Acta de La Prevención Primero, un proyecto de ley…


Senate Floor Schedule For Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Morning Business for up to 1 hour with senators permitted to speak for up to 10 minutes each. The Majority will control the first 30 minutes and the Republicans will control the second 30 minutes. Following Morning Business, the Senate will resume consideration of S.22, the Lands bill. The Senate will recess from 12:30pm until…